Past Events

2016

Members of Historia Normannis do battle

  • 2nd-3rd April – Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire
  • 17th April – Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • 17th April – Hedingham Castle, Essex
  • 23rd April – Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • 23rd-24th April – Audley, Shropshire
  • 23rd-24th April – Wrest Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • 26th April – Chesterfield Museum, Derbyshire
  • 30th April-2nd May – Whittington Castle, Shropshire
  • 21st-22nd May – Prudhoe Castle, Northumberland
  • 29th-30th May – Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • 29th-30th May – Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire
  • 4th-5th June – Beeston Castle, Cheshire
  • 18th-19th June – Richmond Castle, North Yorkshire
  • 2nd-3rd July – Barnard Castle, County Durham
  • 9th July – Midsomer Norton, Somerset
  • 16th-17th July – Bedford Riverside Festival, Bedfordshire
  • 30th-31st July – Richmond, North Yorkshire
  • 31st July – Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire
  • 6th-7th August – Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire
  • 9th-12th Aug – Carisbrooke Castle, Newport, Isle of Wight
  • 13th-14th August – Dover Castle, Kent
  • 14th August – Stafford Castle, Staffordshire
  • 20th-21st August – Skipton Castle, North Yorkshire
  • 20th-21st August – Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
  • 28th-29th August – Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire
  • 2015

    • 25th-26th April – St George’s Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside
    • 25th-26th April – Audley, Shropshire
    • 2nd-4th May – Whittington Castle, Shropshire
      Our annual event at Whittington Castle across the bank-holiday weekend
    • 9th-10th May – Pleshey, Essex
    • 16th-17th May – Ormskirk, Lancashire
      Normannis appear for a local show at Ormskirk.
    • 24th-25th May – Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire
      Normannis take part in an English Heritage siege at Bolsover Castle.
    • 27th-28th May – Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall
    • 30th-31st May – Rosebery Park, Epsom, Surrey
    • 6th-7th June – Carlisle, Cumbria
    • 6th June – Spelthorne, Surrey
    • 7th June – Hedingham Castle, Essex
    • 13th-14th June – Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire
    • 13th June – Thirsk Racesource, Yorkshire
    • 14th June – Topcliff, Thirsk, Yorkshire
    • 20th June – Warlingham Fair, London
    • 21st June – Hedingham Castle, Essex
    • 27th-28th June – Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
    • 4th July – Hope, Caergwrle and Abermorddu Carnival, Hope, Flintshire
    • 11th-12th July – Woodlands Country Show, Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton
    • 25th July – Trowbridge, Wiltshire
    • 1st-2nd August – Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire
      A Clash of Knights event at Scarborough castle, hosted by English Heritage.
    • 8th-9th August – Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
    • 8th-9th August – Lincoln, Lincolnshire
    • 11th-13th August – Carrisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight
    • 15th-16th August – Skipton Castle, Yorkshire
      A living history and combat display weekend in the grounds of this excellently preserved castle.
    • 22nd-23rd August – Beeston Castle, Cheshire
      Normannis take part in an English Heritage Clash of Knights event at Beeston Castle.
    • 29th-31st August – Dover Castle, Kent
    • 30th-31st August – Kennilworth Castle, Warwickshire
    • 24th-25th October – Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire

    2014

    • 24th-25th August 2014 – EH Tourney- Kennilworth Castle
      Normannis compete in an English Heritage Tourney at Kennilworth castle.
    • 16th-17th August 2014 – Scarborough
      Normannis appear in an Infantry and Cavalry display at Scarborough Castle, organised by English Heritage.
    • 16th-17th August 2014 – Skipton Castle
      A living history and combat display weekend in the grounds of this excellently preserved castle.
    • 9th-10th August 2014 – Framlingham
      Normannis take part in an English Heritage Clash of Knights event at Framlingham Castle.
    • 2nd-3rd August 2014 – Beeston Castle
      Normannis take part in an English Heritage Clash of Knights event at Beeston Castle.
    • 26th-27th July 2014 – Lancaster Castle
      Normannis appear at Lancaster Castle for a local event.
    • 19th-20th July 2014 – Kelmarsh
      A recreation of the Battle of the Standard at History Live! 2014.
    • 6th July 2014 – Ellesmere
      Normannis will form a small Byzantine and Crusader display at Ellesmere’s Rotary Boating Regatta.
    • 14th June 2014 – Prestwich Carnival
      Normannis appear at the local Carnival at Prestwitch for combat and living history demonstrations.
    • 30th-31st May 2014 - Bolsover Castle
      Normannis take part in an English Heritage Clash of Knights event at Bolsover Castle.
    • 24th-26th May 2014 – Scarborough
      A Clash of Knights event at Scarborough castle, hosted by English Heritage.
    • 17th-18th May 2014 – Ormskirk
      Normannis appear for a local show at Ormskirk.
    • 3rd-5th May 2014 – Whittington Castle
      Our annual event at Whittington Castle across the bank-holiday weekend, featuring all Normannis has to offer – including a competitive siege of the castle with no scripted outcome.
    • 20th-21st April 2014 – Framlingham
      Normannis feature at a siege at English Heritage’s Framlingham Castle

    2013

    • 14th-15th September 2013 – DONNINGTON LE HEATH MANOR, Donnington Le Heath
      Normannis recreate the conditions during the fourth crusade – with Norman soldiers battling their Byzantine counterparts.
    • 25th-26th August 2013 – KENNILWORTH CASTLE SIEGE, Kennilworth, Warwickshire
      A recreation of a siege of Kenilworth.
    • 17th-18th August 2013 – SKIPTON CASTLE, Skipton, North Yorkshire
      Normannis return to this fantastic venue for another interactive weekend with lots of hands-on audience participation and living history set-pieces
    • 13th/14th/15th August 2013 – [EH - CLASH OF KNIGHTS] CARRISBROOKE CASTLE, Isle of White
    • 10th-11th August 2013 – [EH - CLASH OF KNIGHTS] BEESTON CASTLE, Beeston, Cheshire
    • 10th-11th August 2013 – MAIN CONWY, Conwy Quayside
    • 27th-28th July 2013 – DUDLEY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS AND CASTLE, Dudley, West Midlands
    • 20th-21st July 2013 – [EH] KELMARSH, Northamptonshire
    • 20th-21st July 2013 – CONWY, Conwy Quayside
    • 7th July 2013 – ELLESMERE, Ellesmere, Shropshire
    • 15th June 2013 – PRESTWICH, Prestwhich, Greater Manchester
    • 26th-27th May 2013 – [EH - CLASH OF KNIGHTS] BOLSOVER CASTLE, Bolsover, Derbyshire
    • 19th May 2013 – ORMSKIRK, Ormskirk, West Lancashire
    • 4th-6th May 2013 – WHITTINGTON CASTLE, Whittington, Shropshire

    2012

    • 15th-16th September 2012 – DONNINGTON HALL, Donnington
      Normannis return to Donnington to bring the Anarchy to life- when Matilda and Stephen vie for the English throne and brother is turned against brother in
      civil war…
    • 18th-19th August 2012 – SKIPTON, Skipton Castle
      A living history and combat display weekend in the grounds of this excellently preserved castle
    • 4th-5th August 2012 – BEESTON CASTLE, Beeston, Cheshire
      Historia Normannis host a siege event for English Heritage- a small group of English knights are surrounded and trapped when a ransom negotiation with the local Welsh prince goes wrong.
    • 28th-29th July 2012 – DOVER CASTLE, Dover
      Members of Normannis, Crusades and the Miles De Bec recreate a siege at Dover Castle
    • 21st-22nd July 2012 – CONWY QUAYSIDE, Historical Weekend
      Historia Normannis feature with other groups as part of a historical themed weekend in Conwy- a fantastic event at the Conwy Quayside.
    • 14th-15th July 2012 – KELMARSH, Festival of History
      Historia Normannis feature alongside a host of other groups in English Heritage’s Festival of History
    • 9th and 10th June 2012 – SOUTHPORT, Southport Fun Day
      Normannis returns to the Southport Fun Day for a two-day event in the North West
    • 12th May 2012 – HUDDERSFIELD, Golcar Village Fair
      A local fair in the North-East, featuring Historia Normannis

    2011

    • 28th-29th August 2011 – Kenilworth Castle Siege, Midlands
      A siege event for English Heritage
    • 19th-21st August 2011 – Skipton, Yorkshire
      A living history and combat display weekend in the grounds of this excellently preserved castle
    • 13th-14th August 2011 – Conwy, North Wales
      A two-day timeline odyssey event in Conwy town
    • 6th August 2011 – Huddersfield, Yorkshire
      A day-event for the Food Festival in Huddersfield
    • 16th -17th July 2011 – Kelmarsh, Midlands
      A multi-group event for English Heritage
    • 3rd July 2011 – Ellesmere, Shropshire
      A local event for the Ellesmere Rotary Regatta in the town of Ellesmere.
    • 5th June 2011 – Southport, North West England
      A local event in the seaside resort of Southport, as part of a weekend of events at Victoria Park
    • 30th May 2011 – Cilgerran Castle, South Wales
      A regional Welsh event in this well-preserved South-Welsh castle
    • 30th April-2nd May 2011(Bank Holiday Weekend) – Whittington Castle, Shropshire (National Event)
      Our second annual event at Whittington Castle across a bank-holiday weekend, featuring all Normannis has to offer at this great venue.
    • 10th April 2011 – Donnington Hall, Midlands
      A small military odyssey event, featuring early Normans.
    • 2nd April 2011 – Conwy Castle and Town, North Wales
      An event in Cowny town and castle, commemorating the history of the town.